Pete is a Partner in the Supply Chain and Customer Business Development Practices at The Partnering Group. His area of expertise focuses on consulting and training manufacturers and their suppliers, the goal being to deliver extraordinary value and winning solutions with retail customers.
Partner Capabilities and Experience:
Pete brings extensive cross-functional executive experience in supply network operations, sales management, and supplier & customer business development, across a broad spectrum of consumer product categories. Pete has designed and implemented best practice capabilities in late-stage product differentiation, e-commerce supply network design, SKU portfolio optimization, and supplier business development, for demonstrable competitive advantage.
Partner Industry Experience:
Prior to joining The Partnering Group, Pete enjoyed a thirty-five-year career with Procter & Gamble, achieving extensive cross-functional experience in manufacturing, sales, supply network operations, and supplier business development, in multiple regions across the globe.
Most recently, Pete served as a Senior Supply Network Operations Executive in the $7 billion Gillette Global Grooming Business Unit, where he directed the design, development, and delivery of supply chain best practice to achieve target service, cost, and cash metrics for P&G as well as the customer.
Pete led the P&G North America Product Supply, Market Strategy & Planning Organization accountable to create and deploy strategic supply chain solutions, building net outside sales and profit growth for P&G and their customers in this $22 billion market. Prior to that, he was the Country Supply Chain Operations Manager for P&G Venezuela, managing all supply chain operations within Venezuela.
Pete established the P&G/MSU Supply Chain Management Partnership at Michigan State University, the premier Supply Chain Management School world-wide. He has designed and taught a variety of leadership workshops for Michigan State’s Eli Broad College of Business/MBA Supply Chain Management Program, in an effort to train the future supply chain leaders in our industry. Additionally, Pete has been an active leader to United Way, Big Brothers of America, and Toastmasters International.
Pete holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.
Area(s) of Expertise:
- Supply Chain Strategy
- Supplier Business Development
- Late-Stage Product Differentiation
- SKU Productivity/Optimization
- E-Commerce Supply Network Design/Personalization Capability